KJ (owlmoose) wrote,
KJ
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Travel meme

Ganked from amybang and letters_to_ed. Not sure to be amused or dismayed by how many of these places are amusement parks...

The ones I've visited are in bold.

#1 = Times Square, New York City, NY: 35 million visitors every year
#2 = National Mall & Memorial Parks, Washington, D.C. (Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, etc): About 25 million
#3 = Disney World’s Magic Kingdom, Lake Buena Vista, Fla.: 16.6 million -- I've been to other Disney World parks but not the Magic Kingdom itsef; I figure it still counts
#4 = Trafalgar Square, London, England: 15 million
#5 = Disneyland Park, Anaheim, Calif.: 14.7 million
#6 = Niagara Falls, Ontario and New York: 14 million
#7 = Fisherman’s Wharf/Golden Gate National Recreation Area, San Francisco, Calif.: 13 million -- no wonder the buses get so crowded in the summer!
#8 = Tokyo Disneyland/DisneySea, Tokyo, Japan: 12.9 million
#9 = Notre Dame de Paris, Paris, France: 12 million
#10 = Disneyland Paris, Marne-La-Vallee, France: 10.6 million
#11 = The Great Wall of China, Badaling area, China: About 10 million
#12 = The Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Tennessee/North Carolina: 9.2 million -- driven through, I don't remember if we stopped.
#13 = Universal Studios Japan, Osaka, Japan: 8.5 million
#14 = Basilique du Sacré-Coeur de Montmartre, Paris, France: 8 million
#15 = Musée du Louvre, Paris, France: 7.5 million
#16 = Everland (amusement park), Kyonggi-Do, South Korea: 7.5 million
#17 = The Forbidden City/Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China: At least 7 million
#18 = Eiffel Tower, Paris, France: 6.7 million -- we stood at the base but the lines were way too freaking long, so we didn't go inside
#19 = Universal Studios/Islands of Adventure at Universal Orlando, Fla: 6 million
#20 = SeaWorld Florida, Orlando, Fla: 5,740,000
#21 = Pleasure Beach (amusement park), Blackpool, England: 5.7 million
#22 = Lotte World (amusement park), Seoul, South Korea: 5.5 million
#23 = Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise, Japan: 5.4 million
#24 = Hong Kong Disneyland, China: 5.2 million
#25 = Centre Pompidou, Paris, France: 5.1 million
#26 = Tate Modern, London, England: 4.9 million
#27 = British Museum, London, England: 4.8 million
#28 = Universal Studios Los Angeles, Calif.: 4.7 million -- Like amybang, I've seen concerts here and been to the Citiwalk but never visited the park proper
#29 = National Gallery, London, England: 4.6 million
#30 = Metropolitan Museum, New York, NY: 4.5 million
#31 = Grand Canyon, Ariz.: 4.4 million
#32 = Tivoli Gardens (amusement park), Copenhagen, Denmark: 4.4 million
#33 = Ocean Park (amusement park), Hong Kong, China: 4.38 million
#34 = Busch Gardens (amusement park), Tampa Bay, Fla.: 4.36 million
#35 = SeaWorld California, San Diego, Calif.: 4.26 million
#36 = Statue of Liberty, New York, NY: 4.24 million -- seen from a distance, lots, but I've never been there.
#37 = The Vatican and its museums, Rome, Italy: 4.2 million
#38 = Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia: More than 4 million
#39 = The Coliseum, Rome, Italy: 4 million
#40 = American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY: 4 million
#41 = Grauman’s Chinese Theater, Hollywood, Calif.: 4 million
#42 = Empire State Building, New York, NY: 4 million
#43 = Natural History Museum, London, England: 3.7 million
#44 = The London Eye, London, England: 3.5 million -- saw from across the Thames but didn't ride it, or really get close
#45 = Palace of Versailles, France: 3.45 million
#46 = Yosemite National Park, Calif.: 3.44 million
#47 = Pyramids of Giza, Egypt: 3 million
#48 = Pompeii, Italy: 2.5 million
#49 = Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia: 2.5 million
#50 = Taj Mahal, Agra, India: 2.4 million
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